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Annie Jacobsen: Inside The Cia’s Secret History!

Note: Afghanistan is openly discussed: Join us for an insider's view on this controversial and understandably obscure component of American foreign policy and the political, ethical and legal quandaries that have come with it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciOnUCirRuE Read more [...]

The Next War: How The U.S. Armed Forces Are Evolving | Meet The Press!

As the United States looks beyond war as its been in Afghanistan and Iraq, the military is preparing for conflict in new domains, from battle scenarios from Cyberspace to Outer Space. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1dpx-CBG-I Read more [...]

U.S. PRESIDENT BIDEN SPEAKS TO THE NATION ON THE AFGHANISTAN PULLOUT!

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to the nation in a message detailing the rationale for the U.S. initial involvement and the history of that involvement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02grem9YXkg Read more [...]

China Is Using Bounty Hunters to Claw Back Money Inside Australia | Four Corners

Four Corners reveals the new tactics being used by Chinese authorities to take back money they believe has been stashed illegally in Australia. Reporter Mark Willacy follows the private operatives hired to track down the alleged 'hot money' and return it to China. From ABC News In-depth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGZ3DFCPrKs&t=731s Read more [...]

Multipolar World – Russia’s Primakov Doctrine in the Middle East!

The unipolar world, i.e. with one leading center of power (USA), is becoming a thing of the past. Mainly due to the growing power of China. However, Russia also has been implementing its plan to become on of the global poles of agency for over 20 years now. This strategy is defined by the Primakov Doctrine. Welcome to the next episode of the 20s Report. From Good Times Bad Times. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwi9J-CA80I&t=211s Read more [...]

China’s Geography Problem!

China is a country located in East Asia with an area of 9,596,960 km2. The exact land area can sometimes be challenged by border disputes, including those concerning Taiwan, Aksai, Chin, The Trans-Karakoram Tract, the South China Sea Islands, the Senkaku Islands, and South Tibet. From Wendover Productions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiBF6v5UAAE Read more [...]

The Secret Program That Hid An Even More Secret Program!

During the Cold War air-to-air warfare was alive and well. The Soviets had a huge air force, and their fighters were a viable threat to NATO aircraft. As a result, American fighter crews trained extensively in matters pertaining to shooting down other airplanes. We trained using Top Gun's "defense in depth" theory that was built around the idea that no matter how many forward-quarter, long-range missiles a fighter was carrying, there was a good chance the threat would make it into the visual arena. Read more [...]

Was Trump Considering a Coup, and War W/Iran? A Bombshell Article Explains | Amanpour and Company!

In the waning days of his presidency, how close was Donald Trump to instigating a war with Iran? Fear of this eventuality consumed General Mark Milley, who was - and remains - the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The New Yorker's Susan Glasser broke the story of this threat and joins the show to discuss what she learned. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6CVlu1tsDs Read more [...]

Hacking, Disinformation, and a new Cold War with Russia!

From election meddling to new US sanctions to close calls between fighter planes over the Baltic Sea, the US-Russia relationship is as complicated as ever. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dj77UWJXDYU Read more [...]

Starr Forum: Why Nations Fail!

Starr Forum: Why Nations Fail: "The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty." A book talk featuring Daron Accemoglu and joining the conversation is John Tirman as a discussant. From MIT Center for International Studies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9cQzQVt8u8&t=441s Read more [...]